Try These 10 Exercises at Your Desk to Avoid the Health Risks of Sitting All Day

Sitting for prolonged periods of time, which many of us do on the daily as a means of our job descriptions, is incredibly bad for your overall well-being research says. One study even found that sitting can increase your risk of cancer by more than 60 percent. If that's enough to scare you out of your seat, then you ought to know the exercises you can incorporate right at your desk to keep you moving throughout the day. Cedric X. Bryant, chief science officer at the American Council on Exercise, and John Porcari, executive director of La Crosse Exercise and Health Program at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse have 10 office-appropriate workouts you can do. They're subtle enough not to totally disturb your co-workers, or weird out your boss if they come sauntering by, but they're effective enough to counteract the sedentary time you experience throughout your work day. bookpress calfraise glutelift leglift phonepace pushup shoulder tricep wallsit yoga Have you tried any of these out before while at work? Source: Time  

Leave a comment

All comments are moderated before being published